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The 2018 Fair is Here!

The 2018 Fair is Here!

Kana Mullee, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Showcase, Student Life

It is that time of year again! The fair will be open Thursday, Oct. 4 through Sunday, Oct. 14. The fair’s hours of operation are: Monday – Thursday from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday from 4 p.m. to midnight Saturday from 10 a.m. to midnight Sunday from 12:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.  ...

Gray Man Spotted with Florence Heading for the Coast

Gray Man Spotted with Florence Heading for the Coast

Katie Harrill, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, World

Just a few weeks ago, as Florence was forming at sea, a couple claimed to have spotted the supposed Grey Man ghost along the Cherry Grove Pier. He is known as a blessing for the locals living along the coast. The Gray man legend has been told for decades, and no one seems to be able to disprove the well...

Florence: 2018 Hurricane Season’s Most Daunting Storm

Florence: 2018 Hurricane Season’s Most Daunting Storm

Anna Anglin, Web Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Showcase, World

June 1 is an important date for the state of Georgia and the East Coast. Itmarks the first day of hurricane season, a potentially scary time for many living near the Atlantic Ocean. This year, the trouble has fallen on the Carolinas as the infamous Hurricane Florence has swept through and already cause...

Should I Stay Or Should I Go: Fall Break Edition

Should I Stay Or Should I Go: Fall Break Edition

Melina Vergilis, Opinion Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, School, Showcase

Fall break is a break that the Forsyth County School System integrated a couple years ago. It is always welcomed with open arms from students and teachers when there is a break; who would not want to have a week off from school? The question, however, tends to be “do I stay or do I go?” A majorit...

What You Missed: Summer ‘18 Recap

What You Missed: Summer ‘18 Recap

Anna Anglin, Web Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase, World

Although the school year comes to a close and the Raider Wire takes its annual 2 month break, the news and important events never come to an end. Here’s what happened during the hiatus. Thailand Cave Rescue Twelve members of a youth boys soccer team and their coach were trapped in the Tham Luang Ca...

September Student of the Month

September Student of the Month

Grace Wood, Sports Editor

September 19, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

North had their first ceremony of the year celebrating the students and teacher of the month. Each year, our school rewards students in each subject from math to fine arts and are given a ceremony in their honor during IF. The first students to be recognized in 2018-19 are Mandi Stanford for math...

An Inspiration to Youtube, Claire Wineland, Dead at 21

An Inspiration to Youtube, Claire Wineland, Dead at 21

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer

September 18, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

“You can be in pain and yet you can see beauty and that’s what makes life so incredible” -Claire Wineland   Claire Wineland, a Youtube personality and motivational speaker, died on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018 at 6 P.M. Claire struggled a battle with cystic fibrosis her whole life. After final...

Esports in Schools

Esports in Schools

Marvin Cruz, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018


Filed under School, Showcase, Sports

Esports is a growing competition between players participate either alone or in a team against others for sometimes large prize pools and it is beginning to spread into schools and colleges. NFHS is no exception with a new club being made for Esports at the high school competitive level. The Esports ...

Coaching for a Change: Andy Martin

Coaching for a Change: Andy Martin

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018


Filed under Features, School, Showcase

Coach Andy Martin is a new staff member to North Forsyth High School and we welcome him with open arms! This is his first year coaching for North High in his 18 years of teaching. He previously taught at Forsyth Central High School and North Forsyth Middle School. When asked what made him want to lea...

Zuckerberg Congressional Hearing and Scandal Recap

Zuckerberg Congressional Hearing and Scandal Recap

Emily Stocksdale, Literature Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder and chief executive officer of the social media website Facebook, was subject to two hearings before Congress, on April 10 and 11.  The hearings occurred in part as the result of Facebook’s affiliation with the company Cambridge Analytica, which has been accused of collecting...

Zuckerberg Congressional Hearing and Scandal Recap

Zuckerberg Congressional Hearing and Scandal Recap

Emily Stocksdale, Literature Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder and chief executive officer of the social media website Facebook, was subject to two hearings before Congress, on April 10 and 11.  The hearings occurred in part as the result of Facebook’s affiliation with the company Cambridge Analytica, which has been accused of collecting...

Holley Murray, Staff Writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

  On Friday, April 13, the United States (accompanied by allies Great Britain and France) dropped bombs on areas supplying aid to Syria’s chemical weapons program in retaliation toward the Assad regime. At least 42 adults and children were confirmed to have died as a result of the regime’s...

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